His exploits as an escapee may have earned him a spot in Hollywood lore.
Someone decided to take home a macabre souvenir.
It was known as the “Havoc”—and for good reason.
The vessels met in open water, and a ferocious naval battle ensued.
Paul Whipkey left base one day and never returned...
He theorized that the Earth was hollow and "stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men."
Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.
“We can’t find west. Everything is wrong. Everything looks strange, even the ocean.”
The Germans believed their castle prison was inescapable—they were wrong.
The German soldier nodded in thanks, then disappeared.
The campaigns of ancient history included some strange and ghastly tactics.
It was one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Vietnam War.